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  • blog September 21, 2016

    Exclusive Premiere: “Potato Brain” by Les Yper Sound

    The music you’re about to hear connects the dots between 1960s’ French experimental musique concrete and hard-hitting, New York-style instrumental Afro-funk. Listen to the Afropop exclusive premiere of the single, “Potato Brain,” from Les Yper Sound: Les Yper Sound is … Read more »

  • program January 28, 2016

    Africa in America: Ladies’ Edition

    Afropop’s occasional series on African music made in America continues with a focus on three remarkable women. Marie Daulne, founder of the genre-bending vocal group Zap Mama, collaborates with New York Afrobeat band Antibalas, and we hear them live in … Read more »

  • blog June 16, 2015

    First AfrikCan Festival in Boston This July

    If you’ll be in Boston July 21-25, you’re in for a treat. Ramsay Park, near Northeastern University, will be home to the first annual AfrikCan Festival next month, showcasing many facets of African culture, and of course that includes plenty … Read more »

  • interview January 27, 2015

    Interview: Marie Daulne of Zap Mama

    Marie Daulne and the latest version of her genre-busting ensemble Zap Mama were a standout at New York’s recent globalFEST concert extravaganza. Marie is a traveler and an adventurer, and she’ll soon be back in the U.S. touring in a … Read more »

  • blog October 1, 2014

    Afropop Premiere: Nikhil P. Yerawadekar and Low Mentality — “Reel It In/Vultures”

    We’ve said it before, and at this rate, we’ll probably be saying it again–Nikhil P. Yerawadekar and Low Mentality make some of the best music coming out of NYC. Not the best Afrobeat, not the best post-highlife, not the best … Read more »

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